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The Great Migration in China and Indonesia: Trends and Institutions

Manning, Chris; Meng, Xin


Xin Meng and Chris Manning 1 THE RURAL-URBAN MIGRATION IN CHINA AND INDONESIA PROJECT Economic growth almost inevitably leads to a substantial movement of labour from rural primary industry to secondary and tertiary industries in the cities. This movement is essential to foster growth and to spread rising income more evenly across the population. It is thought to benefit both those who migrate and those who remain behind. As a result, rural-urban migration is often regarded as one of the most...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Great Migration: Rural-Urban Migration in China and Indonesia
DOI: 10.4337/9781781000724.00008


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